As the power of the crowd continues to grow, SmartMoneyPeople.com founder Mike Fotis tells us how he came with a business that is attempting to increase trust and transparency in the financial market.
Sheffield-based digital current account provider Ffrees has secured the capital it needs to introduce a mobile app and invest in customer interaction services.
Foreign exchange business Moneycorp is now in the hands of private equity firm Bridgepoint following a £212 million deal.
Essentia Analytics has built a platform for fund managers that examines historical trade and identifies behavioural patterns to help identify what they are good at, and what is preventing better performance.
Having set up shop at the Level 39 start-up accelerator in Canary Wharf, ACE Consensus is attempting to shake up the way in which we go about making investment decisions.
Stockomendation will now begin to build out its sales and marketing presence in the UK and US following an undisclosed funding round.
Cloud-based peer-to-peer payments platform FairFX is now a public company after the business joined London's junior stock exchange.
Equity crowdfunding platform has topped up a £3.8 million venture capital round by using its own platform to raise £1.2 million.
Payment fraud prevention technology Retail Decisions has been sold to ACI Worldwide through a deal worth $205 million.
Peer-to-peer debt finance platform Funding Circle has returned to its investor base to raise $65 million of expansion funds.
Having previously only used its own crowdfunding platform to raise growth capital, Crowdcube has secured institutional backer Balderton Capital as a new investor.
Personal wealth manager Nutmeg.com has raised $32 million of institutional capital two years after launching in the UK.
Financial technology business TransferWise has been successful in securing investment from both sides of the Atlantic through a $25 million fundraising.
Mergers and acquisition activity by AIM companies hit a four-year high in 2013, bucking the general UK trend. So far, 2014 has shown a similar buoyancy.
Technology start-up Pockit has been described as being 'superbly placed' by Sir Alex Ferguson, after the former Manchester United manager joined a £1 million seed funding round for the company.
UK-based Satago has utilised private backers investing through the AngelList platform to raise $1 million of new capital.
Richard Branson and Ashton Kutcher-backed BitPay has now raised more institutional capital than any other start-up in the space following a latest round worth $30 million.
Payments service iZettle has secured $55.5 million of new growth capital to accelerate the roll out of its hardware and software products.
As managing director of property finance business Folk2Folk, David Brown explains why peer-to-peer is growing through opening up the finance market, and how his business fits in.
Bowmark Capital has snapped up the stake of insurance intermediary iprism Underwriting Agency held by Magenta Partners.
Brazilian entrepreneur Eduardo Ferre speaks exclusively to Growth Business about succeeding despite ‘some bad advice’ and the desire to pass on his experience to the next generation of entrepreneurs
When a name as big as Lord Young says something, you'd be wise to sit up and listen: so were his comments on alternative finance and small business accurate?
Serial entrepreneur Ivan Massow has entered the race to succeed Boris Johnson as Mayor of London: but is it ever a good idea for people from the world of business to cross over into politics?
The gap in businesses’ measurement of customer experience means they don’t know what customers really want, research finds